Orthopedic Trauma Directions 2005; 3(3): 11-17
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-919111
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Trochanteric hip fractures

Gamma nail versus proximal femoral nail 
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Publication Date:
09 December 2005 (online)


Results from two randomized trials of nailing of trochanteric hip fractures show quite similar results between fixation with gamma nail and proximal femoral nail (PFN). Generally, both studies concluded that each method was effective and a suitable fixation technique for trochanteric hip fractures.